6-6, 250lb (198cm, 113kg)
Milwaukee Brewers (majors)
June 5, 1989
in Klamath Falls, OR
Draft: Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 39th round of the 2007 MLB June Amateur Draft from Niceville HS (Niceville, FL) and the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2nd round of the 2010 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL).
High School: Niceville HS (Niceville, FL)
School: University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
September 6, 2013
18,144th in MLB history)
vs. CHC 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Exceeded rookie limits during 2014 season
2019 Contract Status:
Signed thru 2019, 1 yr/$3.7M (19)
Service Time (01/2019): 4.107
Arb Eligible: 2020
Free Agent: 2021
Agents: CAA Sports
Full Name: James Jacob Nelson
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